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spending and extending bush era tax cuts to help create jobs. joining us exclusively today to discuss their plan, house republican leader john boehner and congressman kevin mccarthy, who was the driving force behind the pledge. gentlemen, welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> thank you for having me. >> chris: president obama says this is the worn-out philosophy of president bush in the pledge. you would extend tax cuts. congressman boehner, how does this show that the g.o.p. has changed since the last election? >> i think it's pretty clear if you look at what is going on in washington, with all the spending, all the debt, all the government take-overs and control. what this document is that we reject that. we want a smaller, less costly and more accountable government. and we go through and lay out specifics, whether it's spending, whether it's getting jobs going again in america, whether it's healthcare, national and border security, and the issue of reforming the way congress does its business. >> chris: let me get into specifics in a moment, but congressman mccarthy, a number of c
us deep in the hole. it will be a long bat to get out of that deep of a recession. so we've had positive private sector job growth -- >> chris: i'll get to that. >> i don't think the unemployment rate will be coming down significantly anytime in the near future. >> it's now 9.6%. end of this year? >> look, i try to stay out of the forecasting games other than our official forecast. it's clear that the labor market is significantly weakened. has been for some time. we have to do everything we can to try to create jobs and get people back to work. >> chris: could it be 10% by the end of the year? >> as i say, i'm not going to speculate. we have official forecasts and we'll release them when they come out. we need to -- >> chris: you don't expect it to go down appreciably -- >> i don't expect it to go down appreciably. our forecast and other forecasts say the same thing. >> chris: you predicted the economy, g.d.p. would be 3% growth this year. in the second quarter it already dropped to 1.6%. what is your forecast now for the second half of this year? >> the forecast comes out and
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